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Event: Workshop: mind and society 2.0

Event date April 06, 2016 - April 07, 2016
Location Manchester Metropolitan University
Host(s) Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
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mind and society 2.0

Wed 6th and Thurs 7th April 2016




DAY 1 – 6th April 2016

13.30 Welcome and registration

13.50 : Introduction to the workshop

14.00-16.00 Joint Session: Metaphors that frame and pictures that restrain. Cognitive Linguistics, Wittgensteinian Philosophy and the Pitfalls of Neglecting the Metaphilosophy? Phil Hutchinson (MMU)

16.00-18.00 (Mis)communication in interaction Chi-He Elder (UEA)


DAY 2 – 7th April 2016

10.00 – 12.00 Is there any such thing as social science evidence? Martin Hammersley (Emeritus Professor of Educational and Social Research, The Open University, Milton Keynes)

13.30 – 15.30 Sociology as a mismatch between problems and attempted solutions – Leonidas Tsilipakos, Greece.

16.00 – 18.00 Joint Session: Open Session / Wes Sharrock (University of Manchester) and Bob Anderson (University of Nottingham)

18.00 – 18.30  Conclusion and Perspective



Seminar Room 5.02 – New Business School

Manchester Metropolitan University

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr Phil Hutchinson

Free of charge, mandatory registration:


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